New York and Twitter, two big giants, are forever linked in the world of social media and microblogging. New Yorkers love to use Twitter and tweet and so do the more iconic places around the city. Here is the first part in a series of posts dedicated to the city of New York and Twitter.
A New York Twitter Directory Of Tweets For Tourists-Part 1
Time to do away with those old tourist maps and guides. When your visiting New York City use Twitter and these Twitter tweet feeds on your mobile phone, ipad or other wireless device to get the latest information about the city including the schedules, hours of operations, ticket information, specials, events, news, and more.
@StatueLibrtyNPS: the tribute starts with the iconic Statue of Liberty. The StatueLiberyNPS Twitter’s feed bio reads: “Official Twitter source for the Statue of Liberty part of the National Parks of New York Harbor.” The StatueLibery’s latest tweet has links to purchase tickets and reservations: “We are open every day except Christmas. Book your tickets now @ www.statuecruises.com. Hope to see you soon. 3 May” Tweets news and ticket information about the Statue of Liberty.
@Empirelights: this is a cool Twitter feed that tweets daily updates for the lighting schedule for the Empire State building. A sample of their latest tweets: “Tonight’s colors: From bottom tier, blue, orange, blue”
@CentralParkBuzz: CentralParkBuzz tweets for the Central Park Conservancy which is a private, not-for-profit organization that manages Central Park under a contract with NYC Department of Parks & Recreation. Their latest tweet: “Join Team Central Park and get guaranteed entry in the @INGNYCMarathon on November 6! http://ow.ly/4NhLx”
@metmuseum: with over 257,00o followers and growing The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the most famous museums in the world. Browsing through some of the more recent tweets. The Metmuseum tweets daily news about events, guest speakers, ticket information, exhibit news, and information about individual art pieces. The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Twitter bio reads: “The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world’s largest and finest art museums. Tweets by Jennette (Digital Media). I welcome your comments & questions”
@TimesSquareNYC: This famous landmark’s Twitter feed bio reads: “The Crossroads of the World“. Check out daily and hourly tweets from all the places and events around the historic Times Square.